Recap of Kansas City Chiefs vs. Las Vegas Raiders
In Week 10, the Las Vegas Raiders lost to the Kansas City Chiefs, 41-14 at Allegiant Stadium.
The Raiders kept their tradition at halftime during their home games with celebrity artists performing for the crowd. This week, it was DJ Marshmello who took the stage keeping fans happy.
For the second week in a row, the Las Vegas Raiders gave up the opening score of the game. The Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreke Hill reeled in an eight-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Patrick Mahomes. It gave the Chiefs the lead, 7-0 with 2:51 left in the first quarter.
The Raiders answered back in the beginning of the second quarter as the Chiefs fumbled a punt that gave Vegas the ball. Quarterback Derek Carr hit wide receiver Hunter Renfrow for a six-yard touchdown, tying the score at 7-7.
With 8:24 left in the half, Harrison Butker hit a a 40-yard field goal, giving Kansas City the lead back at 10-7. Hill scored another touchdown on a one yard pass from Mahomes and the Chiefs led 17-7 at the half.
The start of the third quarter looked promising for the Raiders, as Carr threw a 37-yard pass to Bryan Edwards for the second Vegas touchdown of the game. They cut the deficit to 17-14. The rest of the second half, however, belonged to Kansas City. Noah Gray’s touchdown reception from Mahomes and Harrison Butker field goal gave the Chiefs a 27-14 lead after three quarters of play.
The Chiefs would add two more scores in the fourth quarter and the Raiders were blown out at home with a final score of 41-14.
The Raiders managed to keep the game somewhat competitive before making critical mistakes in the second half. The Chiefs were able to capitalize with 24 unanswered points, and run away with the game.
With the win, Kansas City improved to (6-4) overall and gained sole possession of first place in the competitive AFC West. Meanwhile, the Raiders fell to (5-4) overall and dipped into second place in the division trailing the Chiefs by a half a game.
What The Raiders Learned
The Raiders were taught a valuable lesson which was that every team should learn when playing the Kansas City Chiefs. When the opportunity is there, grab a lead against them and capitalize on it. Don’t make critical mistakes or come away empty handed. Additionally, playing two consistent halves of football is a must and giving the game away to Mahomes in the second half will come back to haunt you.
The Next game
The Raiders will stay at home next week and will host Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals. They are also (5-4), and are coming off a bye week in which they will are regrouping after a big defeat at home to the Cleveland Browns. They were routed 41-16.
Kick off for Cincinnati Bengals vs. Las Vegas Raiders will be at 1:25 p.m. PT at Allegiant Stadium. Catch the game on CBS, or stream it live on Hulu, or Paramount Plus.
Vegas Fans, will the Raiders end their two game losing streak against a hungry Bengals team? Or will it be more of the same old song and dance? Check out the game to find out next Sunday.